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braille

 [brāl]
an alphabet system for the blind, consisting of raised dots that can be felt with the fingertip.
Braille alphabet based on six-dot system. From Stein et al., 2000.

braille

(brāl),
A system of writing and printing by means of raised dots corresponding to letters, numbers, and punctuation to enable the blind to read by touch.
[Louis Braille, French teacher of blind, 1809-1852]

Braille

[brāl, brä′yə]
Etymology: Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind, 1809-1852
a system of printing for the blind consisting of raised dots or points that can be read by touch.

Braille

Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief, so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication.

Braille

Public health Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication. Cf Americans with Disabilities Act, Service dog.

braille

A method of coding information using groups of six raised spots embossed on paper, to enable the blind to read through touch. (Louis Braille, 1809–1852, French school teacher).

Braille,

Louis, French educator, 1809-1852.
Braille - system of raised dots placed in patterns to allow the blind to read.
Braillophone - a combination telephone and braille system.

Braille 

System of printing for blind persons, consisting of points raised above the surface of the paper used as symbols to indicate the letters of the alphabet. Reading is accomplished by touching the points with the fingertips.

Braille (brāl),

n.pr a printing and writing system using elevated dots to represent letters. The system allows those individuals with limited or no visual ability to read via touch.
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He said initially more than 60 braille books including copies of the Holy Quran have been placed in this corner while the number of books will be increased gradually.
The use of contractions permits faster reading and reduces the size of braille books, making them somewhat less cumbersome.
Speaking on the occasion, First blind Journalist of Pakistan, Syed Sardar Ahmad Pirzada said inauguration of Braille Book Corner in the month of January has a great relevance as Louis Braille (January 4, 1809 Jan 6, 1852) who was a French educator and inventor of Braille was born in this month.
This would be the first-ever book corner at library level which would provide a platform to the blind persons to read braille books of their choice in a peaceful environment.
Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NH and LH), Irfan Siddiqui officially inaugurated the Braille Book Corner and interacted with the visually impaired students from Al-Maktoum Special Education Center for Visually Handicapped Children during book reading session.
A Braille book, produced for circulation purposes by a library, is unlikely to be sold to the prejudice of its original publisher.
As a result of new computer technology, Braille readers may now access Web-Braille digital Braille book files with a computer and a refreshable Braille display or a Braille embosser.
Summary: Exceptional works from children's authors were honoured, with a new special award for the best Braille book this year to encourage creative minds to specialise in children's literature.
Be it blood donation, cancer care, Braille book typing or beach cleaning, VIE's broad umbrella is all encompassing and penetrates areas uncovered.
He said that Braille Book Library and Talking Books Library would also be established to facilitate visually impaired students across the country.
He said that Braille book library and talking books library also part of future plans of the Foundation.
The other major initiatives which were launched by the Minister today include Swachh Bharat Swacch Smarak E-Poster, booklet on Badhte Kadam -Hunar Se RozgarTak, Swachh Bharat Swachh Pakwan (HunarZayka), Mega Project Destination Development of Gwalior, Braille Book on Delhi Monuments and Adarsh Smarakin which 25 monuments will be developed as model monuments.